MIT Admits 12.3 Percent
MIT received 12,443 applications for admission
to the Class of 2011.
1,533 applicants, or 12.3 percent, were accepted. MIT expects a yield of
66.5 percent, which would allow for 10 of the 500-600
waitlisted students to be
48 percent of the admits were women. 24 percent are
percent are valedictorians, and 90 percent are ranked in the
top five percent of their class.
Early Action Admit Rate Falls to 11 Percent
MIT received 3,493 early action applications, signifying a
13 percent increase from last year. 390 students, or 11
percent, were admitted, compared to 12 percent last year. 319
were denied admission, while three-quarters, or 2,784, were